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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread Cliches: What they Mean and Where they Came From by Nigel Fountain

I wonder about the origins of cliches all the time since as a writer I have to try so hard to avoid them. Think outside the box and give this handy book as a gift this holiday.

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$14.99 physical/$9.99 ebook at Amazon. (prices may adjust)

Rita Arens authors Surrender, Dorothy and is the editor of the award-winning parenting anthology Sleep is for the Weak. She is the senior editor for BlogHer.com.

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